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Facebook, FTC reportedly negotiating massive fine to settle privacy issues

Added: 15.02.2019 3:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

The multibillion-dollar fine would be the largest ever imposed by the FTC, according to The Washington Post.

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Amazon cancels plans for NYC headquarters

Added: 15.02.2019 2:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Amazon announced Thursday that it's canceling its plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. Later the same day, The Washington Post reported the FTC and Facebook are negotiating a record fine that would settle an investigation into the company's privacy practices. CNet senior producer Dan Patterson joins Elaine Quijano on CBSN to discuss the latest.


U.S. negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook: report

Added: 14.02.2019 23:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government and Facebook Inc are negotiating a settlement over the company's privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.


[UPDATE]: Senate Approves Budget, Border Funding, National Emergency To Be Declared

Added: 14.02.2019 21:59 | 15 views | 0 comments

Speaking from the well of the U.S. Senate chamber, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced U.S. President Donald Trump will sign a massive spending and border security deal, while at the same time he will declare a national emergency to get more money to build his border wall, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Moving quickly, the Republican-controlled Senate voted 83-16 to approve a border deal to avoid a repeat of the partial government shutdown that would start at the end of Friday, the report said. The Senate legislation would fund nine Cabinet departments and dozens of other federal agencies through the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, eported. However, the...

Trump Will Sign Budget Compromise, Declare National Emergency For Wall: McConnell

Added: 14.02.2019 20:33 | 12 views | 0 comments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump will support the sweeping budget and border compromise, but will declare a national emergency at the same time, The Washington Post reported. The compromise would prevent a government shutdown set to begin at the end of Friday, the report said, but it does not contain funding Trump has demanded for a wall along the US-Mexico border. The emergency declaration could allow the president to procure wall funding without congressional approval, but Democrats have vowed to challenge the move. will update this story –, Jack Durschlag...

[UPDATE]: Pakistani Militant Group Takes Responsibility For Srinagar Bombing

Added: 14.02.2019 17:06 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post reported a heavily guarded stretch of road near the Indian-controlled Kashmiri city of Srinagar became a bloodbath when a massive bomb exploded on the highway Thursday, killing more than 30 Indian security personnel, police said. Local media reports said the militant group Jaish-e-Muhammad claimed responsibility for the attack, the report said. The death toll qualifies the attack as the worst militant attack in the region since the conflict began in 1989, eported. Local media said a car laden with explosives detonated near a bus carrying Indian paramilitary forces. In addition, the report said, dozens of people were injured in the attack. Kashmir’s police chief...

House Republicans, in latest foreign policy revolt, rebuke Trump on Yemen

Added: 14.02.2019 0:11 | 19 views | 0 comments

House Republicans joined with Democrats to issue a bipartisan rebuke of President Trump's support for Saudi-led military involvement in Yemen on Wednesday, in the latest GOP legislative revolt over the administration's foreign policy that underscored the continuing unease in Congress over the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Mueller reportedly eyeing 2016 Paul Manafort meeting

Added: 13.02.2019 23:52 | 2 views | 0 comments

Newly unsealed court documents provide insight into a meeting between former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik, a suspected Russian operative. Rosalind Helderman investigated this story for the Washington Post, and she joined "Red & Blue" to discuss why this meeting is at the heart of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.


Millions of Americans are behind on their car payments

Added: 13.02.2019 20:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Economists are concerned that a record 7 million Americans are at least three months behind on their car loan payments. That's even more than in 2010, at the height of the financial crisis. Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long joins CBSN with more.


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